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a little bit to another economic policy imperative for the president, immigration reform. i've been wondering, are we going to be able to get immigration reform through the next term? actually, our loan luke russert asked john boehner just that. let's take a look. >> i've been committed to it. i'm stil committed to it. >> are you confident it will be done in 2014? >> i've learned not to make a lot of predictions. >> luke russert on the case. one of the things that gives me some hope is john boehner's hired a new policy adviser. normally you'd say, oh, he hired a new adviser, who cares? this person seems to matter in this conversation. rebecca talent comes from the bipartisan policy center's immigration task force. she was john mccain's chief of staff. she's worked on the hill in terms of immigration reform for a long time. she knows d.c.. she's a smart and sober voice, which signals to me that maybe john boehner is getting a little bit more serious about immigration reform than he's been in the past. >> yeah, i mean, i kind of feel like john boehner has been fairly serious about it
i would say is we've seen evangelicals move on number of issues, including immigration reform. if you encroach on family time, you have a potential partner in the religious right who want to see people treated fairly and people able to spend time with their family. >> when you look at the minimum wage which we covered repeatedly and members of congress talking about and president is proposed an increase there, you're talking about the rules of the road that always defined the limits. we asked corporations to make as much money as possible and find them to be efficient when they do that. they have a duty to do that. we have never said that means they can hire, for example, children and have 8-year-olds working in factories, there are countries that allow that. when you look at the people you're talking to, they are part of that long tradition and as private sector unions decline in scale and size, those folks don't have the leadership necessarily that we associate with another era which many people argue makes them even braver. it's important to do that at the state and local l
off the terror watch list. frankly the nationalization immigration law, once you labeled someone on a terrorist, it's very difficult to take them off. and that did happen as you said in 2008, it took an act of congress. we actually had to pass legislation, condoleezza went to the hill and asked them to pass the legislation and finally president bush signed that law, signed that legislation into law. but today, i understand from many high ranking anc officials homeland security continues to treat some of them as needing a waiver to get into the united states, which is an embarrassment and what secretary rice said today, at the time, we can't allow president mandela, a man of his stature to be continue to be treated as a terrorist by the united states. we needed to do this and do it before he passed away. but also, we need to honor his memory today by also making sure that homeland security honors of legislation that secretary kerry and for that matter senator obama when they were both senators, helped to pass. so, yes, officially they are off the terror list but the way in which h
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